Tuesday, May 01, 2018

One Monthly Goal

I am linking up with the women over at One Monthly Goal for this post.  
In addition to having this on my spreadsheet as a goal for May I am putting it here too.

I want to make a MSU quilt for my husband, for our camper bed, to use in the fall. 
 I have been diligently collecting greens I can use to piece the top, but had not done 
hardly any cutting until last night. 
 Here is what my cutting table looked like.


I have been cutting for this quilt, for another quilt that needs greens and making a pile for a friend.
She is making a quilt that needs 50 of the green squares 
(I think she told me she is actually making 7 of these quilts so she needs a LOT of green!!)


I figured out that if I cut my squares at 5" I will need 342 squares to make my quilt the size I want.
I have over 200 cut so far.  My goal is to have this top completed this month.  
I need to sew all the 5" squares together then applique a gigantic Spartan helmet to the top in white. 
 I have cut some MSU Spartan fabrics to add to the top also. 
 If anyone has any of the more green MSU fabrics and could send a 5" square that would be great! 
 If you have any other Spartan green fabrics (you can see the colors I was cutting) 
please email me and I will give you my address.  
Needing 342 squares, I would love some variation if anyone has any darker/kelly greens to share. 
 I may be able to help you with something if you ask too.  

My email is mamaspark@gmail.com

Thanks for the inspiration to get er done!

~XOP~


8 comments:

Pamela Arbour said...

I am looking forward to seeing your finish. I am anxious to see your applique on the field of green!

Marly said...

It's interesting to read you're making a quilt entirely of green blocks and then adding appliqué, and that your friend is making seven! Is this a new fashion in home decor? I shall have to check back here again; I'm puzzled!!

chrisknits said...

I have greens, it's my fav color! Will email you for contact info.

Angie&Gary Short said...

This is going to be a cool quilt. What a cool idea to get green squares from others! Quilting people are so awesome to others!! Have a great day!

BillieBee (billiemick) said...

Great greens!

Ioleen said...

I have some greens left from my broncos quilt. Have a look on Instagram and if you want them, I’ll gladly mail to you. Let me know.

Susan said...

Wow, that's a hefty goal. I had to come see what you were doing with my favorite color. You are so nice to cut for your friend, too!

Patty said...

Great colors! Thanks for linking up with Elm Street Quilts One Monthly Goal and good luck on your project.

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